The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 event kicked off on February 28 and we’ve already seen multiple phones on the first day itself. Despite that, we still have a long list of phones scheduled to be launched in the month of March. Just like every month, we’re back with our list of the upcoming smartphones, and this month, we’ll see smartphone launches from brands like Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei, OnePlus, and others. Additionally, Nothing is also expected to launch its first smartphone this month.
1. Realme V25
Realme has scheduled to launch the Realme V25 smartphone on March 3 in China. The device is said to be a rebranded OnePlus phone. It is also touted to be a tweaked version of the Realme 9 Pro 5G. Recently, the phone passed Geekbench and its specs were teased by the company.
The Realme V25 will come with a design that will be similar to the upcoming OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite and the Realme 9 Pro 5G. It is expected to come with a triple camera system at the rear with two sensors placed vertically one after another and the third lens offset. It could have a 64MP + 2MP + 2MP setup at the rear.
The smartphone will come powered by the Snapdragon 695 SoC paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It will pack a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.
2. Apple iPhone SE 3 5G
Apple has set a launch on March 8 and the company is expected to launch the Apple iPhone SE 3 at the event. As per a report, the iPhone SE 3 will come at an attractive price of $300 (QAR 1100)
The iPhone SE 3 is expected to carry forward the same iPhone SE 2 design but bring a notch display, 5G support, and better battery life. Although the specs for the smartphone are scarce, it is likely to come powered by the latest A15 Bionic chipset. To those unaware, this is the same chipset seen in the iPhone 13 lineup.
3. Redmi Note 11 Pro Series
After launching the vanilla Note 11 series, Redmi will officially bring the Note 11 Pro series into the Indian market on March 9. The series is expected to comprise the Note 11 Pro 4G and Note 11 Pro+ 5G. The former model is expected to come around Rs. 16,999(QAR 850) price tag.
The duo will come with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. The Note 11 Pro 4G is expected to come with a 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad-camera system, whereas, the Note 11 Pro+ 5G will have a 108MP + 8MP + 2MP triple camera system.
The Note 11 Pro 4G will be powered by the MediaTek Helio G96 SoC, while the Note 11 Pro+ 5G will get a Snapdragon 695 SoC in its sleeve. The series will pack a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.
4. Xiaomi 12 Series
An official-looking poster of the Xiaomi 12 series revealed that the series will make its global debut on March 15 in the European market. It’s currently unclear if all three phones will launch or only a few select models.
The Xiaomi 12, 12X, and 12 Pro have an OLED screen and 50MP cameras. The Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro are powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 flagship SoC, while the Xiaomi 12X packs a Snapdragon 870 chipset. All three have a big battery and the Pro has a 120W wired and 50W wireless charging support.
5. OnePlus 10 Pro
OnePlus is expected to launch its flagship OnePlus 10 Pro in the Indian market this month. Unfortunately, the exact launch date is yet to be revealed but is it said to arrive during Holi, so expect a launch around March 15 or March 16.
The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a new design with a 6.7-inch 2K LTPO 2.0 AMOLED display. It has a variable refresh rate of 1Hz to 120Hz. The smartphone sports a 48MP + 50MP + 8MP triple camera system and a single 32MP selfie camera.
It is powered by the powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 internal storage. It packs a 5,000mAh battery and has 80W wired and 50W wireless fast charging support.
6. Moto G22
Motorola’s Moto G22 has been a part of many leaks lately. In fact, even its official-looking renders were surfaced on the Internet. This hints at a launch as early as March. The smartphone is expected to arrive in different markets including Europe and India.
The Moto G22 will come with a 6.53-inch punch-hole OLED display with an HD+(720 x 1600 pixels) resolution. It will feature a 90Hz refresh rate and have a thin-bezel design. The device will come equipped with a 50MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad-rear camera setup housed in a unique camera module.
It is expected to come with the MediaTek Helio G37 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It will pack a 5,000mAh battery and run on Android 12 OS.
7. Huawei Nova 9 SE
Huawei’s Nova 9 SE is expected to launch this month in the global market. The smartphone is teased to come with ultra-narrow bezels and an improved design.
The smartphone is said to be a rebranded Honor 50 SE. That being said, we can expect a 6.78-inch 120Hz punch-hole screen with super-thin bezels. It could come with a mid-range MediaTek chipset and have support for 66W fast charging technology.
8. Nothing Smartphone
One of the exciting launches this month will be the Nothing smartphone. Nothing is expected to launch its first smartphone by the end of March. The company will bring the new phone in partnership with Qualcomm, so we can expect a Snapdragon chipset inside the device.
Interestingly, the Nothing smartphone will be like its TWS buds, meaning that it will come with a transparent housing. A few concept images of the phone revealed a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smartphone is expected to run on the Android operating system.
9. Samsung Galaxy A13 4G, A33 5G, M23 5G, M33 5G, F23
Samsung is expected to bring a sleeve of devices under the A and M lineup of phones. Some phones that are expected to launch this month are the Galaxy A13 4G, Galaxy A33 4G, Galaxy M23 5G, Galaxy M33 5G, Galaxy F23.
The A13 4G will come with an IPS LCD screen and have Exynos 850 SoC. The A33 5G will come with a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel and pack the Exynos 1200 SoC. It may as well debut with Dimensity 720 SoC for some markets.
On the other hand, the M23 5G is expected to come with an AMOLED panel and 50MP cameras. It could have the new Hynix sensor with Optical Image Stabilization(OIS) support. The device is rumored to have Snapdragon 750G inside and run on Android 12 OS. The M33 5G will come with the Exynos 1200 SoC and have a 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel. It is expected to come with a 64MP quad-camera system and may house a mammoth 6,000mAh battery.
Samsung is also expected to launch the Galaxy F23 in the Indian market. It will come with a 6.4-inch 120Hz AMOLED panel and have the Snapdragon 765G SoC. It is expected to feature 48MP cameras and have a 5,000mAh battery. It could arrive under Rs. 20,000(~$265) in India.
10. Vivo T1 Pro
Vivo has already launched the Vivo T1 5G in India. Now, the company is expected to bring the Vivo T1 Pro 5G in the country. Some reports reveal that the phone may debut in April this year, however, the smartphone could arrive by the end of March.
The Vivo T1 Pro 5G’s specs are unknown at the moment but it is expected to offer great specs at an affordable price. Just like the T1 5G, the T1 Pro 5G will also be an online exclusive smartphone. We can expect the device to bring a better display over the T1, an upgraded chipset, and a faster-charging speed.